WHY U MAD?
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Originally posted on #goadtidbit:
This is is a comment that Jason Sulser left in a status about how I counter protested one of his events. I wanted to take the time and answer him by reviewing every single one of his sentences.
“If you are so passionate about removing southern heritage then stage your own event.”
I am passionate about vocally opposing the symbols of racism as well as organizations and individuals that promote them as well. I am not opposing southern heritage, I was born and raised in Virginia and I have Confederate ancestors. There is no shame in who is in your family tree but there is a problem when you can not accept that they fought on the wrong side of history. I am opposed to the glorification of Confederate symbols.
“You latch onto the coat tails of others because you can not unite enough folks together to be…
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Originally posted on NYC ANTIFA:
On June 17th, white supremacist Dylan Roof callously murdered nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina. As people across many cities have mourned and demonstrated in solidarity with the victims and their families over the past week, the Confederate flag – a symbol of racist oppression and hatred – remained raised on the South Carolina State House grounds.
We cannot ignore the roots of Dylan Roof’s savagery in America’s long history of institutionalized racism and murderous violence against black people. The Confederate flag, which Dylan Roof proudly displayed, is a lasting symbol of slavery, segregation, and the racist exploitation that still dominates our society. Dylan Roof isn’t an isolated actor – he is a product of a consistent…
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Originally posted on NYC ANTIFA:
International Day of Solidarity with Antifascist Prisoners
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Antifascists fight against those who—in the government or in the streets—dream of imposing their fascist and other Far Right nationalist nightmares on the rest of us. Throughout the world, Islamophobic, anti-Semitic, anti-immigrant, and racist bigotries are on the rise. Antifas are on the frontline in confronting these reactionary politics, and we will not forget our comrades imprisoned in the course of this struggle.
The July 25 International Day of Solidarity with Antifascist Prisoners originated in 2014 as a Day of Solidarity with Jock Palfreeman, an Australian who is imprisoned in Bulgaria for defending two Romani men from an attack by fascist football hooligans. Groups around the world took action: holding demonstrations, benefits supporting the Bulgarian Prisoners Association, writing to Jock, and talking about the plight of the Romani and Sinti people in general.
In 2015 we would like to…
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Originally posted on Revolutionary Student Coordinating Committee, PHL:
“In the last analysis, all the truths of Marxism can be summed up in one sentence: ‘To rebel is justified.’”- Mao Tse Tung
February 7th, 2015 saw a rally and march of a markedly elevated political character demanding justice for Brandon Tate-Brown in the wealthy Chestnut Hill neighborhood. This was the second action in as many weeks in which demonstrators took to the streets, voicing their rage against a police force that gunned down Brandon Tate-Brown in cold blood on December 15th, 2014 in Philadelphia, PA. The day’s activities were organized under the banner of Action Against Black Genocide, a qualitatively different organization we previously aligned with during the January 31st march and rally.
From the beginning, it was apparent that AABG was coming from a different class standpoint than the organizers of the January 31st day of action. Proletarian politics were very much…
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